Steps to Christ -- Study Guide


Lesson Three - Pages 57-84

“The Test of Discipleship”

1. TRUE OR FALSE. In order to tell whether or not he is truly converted, a person should be able to trace the circumstances and time of his conversion. (57) SC-SG 19.1

2. How may it be known that the Spirit of God is working in a person’s life? (57)

SC-SG 19.2

3. By what is the character not revealed? By what, then, is it revealed? (57, 58)

SC-SG 19.3

4. What things may produce only an outward correctness of deportment? (58)

SC-SG 19.4

5. What are the inner evidences that we are Christ’s? (58)

SC-SG 19.5

6. When we become new creatures in Christ, what happens to our priorities, tastes, and character? (58)

SC-SG 19.6

7. There is no genuine repentance unless there is _______________________________. (59) SC-SG 20.1

8. What is the attitude of the true Christian toward duty or sacrifice? (59)

SC-SG 20.2

9. Make a list of seven results in the life when love is the principle of action. (59)

SC-SG 20.3

10. Against what two errors do new Christians need especially to guard against? (59, 60)

SC-SG 20.4

11. How do you think we can avoid either error? (59, 60)

SC-SG 20.5

12. What is the true sign of discipleship? (60)

SC-SG 20.6

13. How do you understand these statements: “We do not earn salvation by our obedience.” “Obedience is the fruit of faith.” (61)

SC-SG 21.1

14. How is presumption or false faith defined? (61)

SC-SG 21.2

15. What is the condition of eternal life? (62)

SC-SG 21.3

16. In your own words, summarize how “Christ has made a way of escape for us.” (62)

SC-SG 21.4

17. Contrast the “belief that is wholly distinct from faith” with belief that is combined with faith. (63)

SC-SG 21.5

18. The closer we come to Jesus, the more faulty we will appear. Rather than causing discouragement, of what is this an evidence? (64, 65)

SC-SG 21.6

19. What should a sense of our sinfulness drive us to do? (65)

SC-SG 22.1

20. Give two illustrations from nature used in the Bible to describe birth as children of God. (67)

SC-SG 22.2

21. How is Christian growth illustrated from nature? (67)

SC-SG 22.3

22. In what way does nature illustrate there should be no care or anxiety in Christian growth? (68)

SC-SG 22.4

23. How is a continued Christian growth assured? (69)

SC-SG 22.5

24. What should be the very first work of the day? (70)

SC-SG 22.6

25. How shall we “plan” each day? (70)

SC-SG 23.1

26. How do you understand the following statement: “A life in Christ is a life of restfulness”? (70)

SC-SG 23.2

27. “It is by __________________ Him, __________________ Him, __________________ wholly upon Him, that you are to be transformed into His __________________.” (71) SC-SG 23.3

28. What will be the experience of those who rest most fully upon Christ? (71)

SC-SG 23.4

29. To what subjects will Satan seek to divert our attention? (71)

SC-SG 23.5

30. How only may the tie of love between Christ and humanity be broken? (72)

SC-SG 23.6

31. John, the disciple, was not naturally loving. How did he become so? (73)
SC-SG 24.1

32. What lessons might we learn from the disciples’ experience after Jesus returned to heaven? (74, 75)

SC-SG 24.2